Average Bench: 49.3% (94th of 108)

Based on 39,848 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 2x4GB

Below average average bench

The Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB averaged 50.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Physical RAM Latency 69.9ns
Avg. 16 Core Read Bench 17.6GB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB is 35.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 1 Core Read Bench 13.1GB/s
Avg. 1 Core Mixed IO Bench 14.7GB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,848 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.1 MC Read 17.6 22.3
8.15 MC Write 17.3 22.9
8.15 MC Mixed 15.7 20.1
48.2% 16.9 GB/s
Min Avg Max
7.05 SC Read 13.1 17.7
6.7 SC Write 15.2 21
7.85 SC Mixed 14.7 19.5
40.9% 14.3 GB/s
Min Avg Max
55.1 Latency 69.9 97.8
57.2% 69.9 ns
User Benchmarks Bench Multi core Single core Latency
The fastest RAM (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 18.2
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.1
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.9
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 18
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.2
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
2 of 2 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 14.1
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 16
SC Mixed 14
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 400 MHz
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 12.3
36% 12.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 8.5
24% 8.37 GB/s
Latency 88.5
45% 88.5 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 11.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 5.1
SC Mixed 7.3
18% 6.3 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 9
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 9
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,447,236 RAM Kits tested.

Typical Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB Builds (Compare 13,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $983

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